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J&L: 1941

J&L: 1941

June 1941. "Jones and Laughlin steelworks. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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Soft Steel

Surreal atmosphere of a harsh environment.
Well done, yet again, Mr Vachon.

NIght Shift

Reminds me of this pic: https://www.shorpy.com/node/22870. Wonder what the textiles would look like if they were neighbors with the wind blowing towards the textile mill.

Hard to Fathom

that the Japanese so misunderstood the folly of attacking a country with such massive industrial might, just months after this was taken.

Long gone

Hard to believe all of that no longer exists, isn't it?

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